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Fundamentals of Meeting and Event Planning

This lively introductory class will introduce you to the profession of meeting and event planning. Learn what it takes to get started as a meeting and event professional, what job opportunities exist and how to establish a career path within the profession. Discussions will emphasize best practices in the industry as well as common pitfalls to avoid. You’ll leave this class with a clear understanding of the overall industry and how you can be a part of it.

This is a core course in the Meeting and Event Planning Certificate Program.

Certification Point Information:

Fundamentals of Meeting & Event Planning:

  • CMP: 7 hrs (Blueprint Section: Strategic Event Planning Process
  • CSEP .5 pts

Prework Assignment:  Read chapters 2, 11, 23, & 47 from the Professional Meeting Management 5th Edition textbook